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    Explore the Relationship of Data and the Internet with Ramesh Srinivasan

    Ramesh Srinivasan explores how the relationship between data and the internet will effect the future of labor, automation, and policy-making.

    Ramesh Srinivasan
    Professor, UCLA; Director, University of California Digital Cultures Lab
    Maryam Saleh
    Vice President & General Manager, Sales and Partnerships, Machinify

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    Idea: It’s time to kick your addiction to algorithms

    A Talk about the psychology of algorithms.

    Dick Costolo
    Former CEO, Twitter
    Ramesh Srinivasan
    Professor, UCLA; Director, University of California Digital Cultures Lab
    Julie Zhuo
    Vice President, Product Design, Facebook
    Brad Keywell
    Founder & Chairman, Chicago Ideas and Founder & CEO, Uptake
    Maryam Saleh
    Vice President & General Manager, Sales and Partnerships, Machinify

    Like it, click it, share it, save it—it’s beyond your control. Algorithms are designed to extract the same sort of dopamine response that receiving a compliment evokes, and it’s changing our brains. But who’s controlling the change and the code it follows? In this Talk—featuring a panel discussion with Chicago Ideas Youth Ambassadors—we’ll explore the power of technological influence, who’s responsible for its effects, and what young people are doing to shape technology’s impact on their future.